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Football legend Pele extends hospital stay due to urinary infection | Football News

Brazilian sister Pele has extended hospital stay scheduled for urinary incontinence. Pele, 81, arrived on March 13 to continue treatment for his throat cancer, and days later doctors found the infection, Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo said in a statement on Monday (February 21). ). “Conditions at the hospital are stable, and his release should take place in the next few days,” the hospital said.

Pele received chemotherapy to treat the tumor found during routine tests at the end of August. He was put into intensive care shortly after surgery on his colon, and has since recovered. He was discharged on September 30, almost a month after being hospitalized, but has spent more days in hospital since.

Pele is recovering at his home in Guaruja, just outside Sao Paulo. She posted on social media many updates on her progress health.

Pele won the 1958, 1962 and 1970 World Cup and is the all-time leading scorer in Brazil with 77 in 92 matches.

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